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bitmap_allocate_region: allocate bitmap region

NAME

bitmap_allocate_region - allocate bitmap region

SYNOPSIS

int bitmap_allocate_region(unsigned long bitmap, unsigned int pos, int order);

ARGUMENTS

bitmap

array of unsigned longs corresponding to the bitmap

pos

beginning of bit region to allocate

order

region size (log base 2 of number of bits) to allocate

DESCRIPTION

Allocate (set bits in) a specified region of a bitmap.

Return 0 on success, or -EBUSY if specified region wasn't free (not all bits were zero).

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